Columbia County Dog Control has made many recent changes in the operations of the Dog Control and Licensing Program. Please review this page to see which contact person may be best to help you with your dog complaint. If you are unsure which is best to help you with your situation, please contact the Columbia Humane Society shelter (Information at the bottom of this page) and they will endeavor to put you on the right track.
Sheriff's Office Licensing Clerk
910 Port Avenue Phone: (503) 366-4611
St. Helen's Oregon 97051 Fax: 503-366-4644
Licenses can be obtained at the Sheriff's Office during normal business days/hours.
Applications can also be downloaded and mailed to the Licensing Clerk with proof of rabies. The Licensing Clerk
Investigations & Complaints:
Sheriff's Office Dog Control Officer
Dog Control Phone: Dispatch 503-397-1521
901 Port Ave Phone: Direct line 503-366-4614
Saint Helen's Oregon 97051 Fax: 503-366-3990
Columbia Humane Society
2084 Oregon Street Phone: 503-397-4353
St. Helen's Oregon 97051 Fax: 503-397-0355
Their hours of operations are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
The shelter is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Directions: To Dog Shelter
Follow Rt.30/Columbia River Highway, north, sign-posted to St. Helens.
Approximately 1 mile north of St. Helens, turn right at the traffic lights onto Deer Island Road. You will cross railroad tracks next to a lumber yard. Immediately after crossing the tracks, turn left onto Oregon Street. Columbia Humane Society is located inside the Holsheimer-Lamar Animal Shelter.
Follow Rt.30/Columbia River Highway, south towards St. Helens.
Go through Columbia City, past the mini mart/gas station which will be on your right hand side. Half a mile on at the first traffic lights, turn left onto Deer Island Road and cross the railroad tracks. Immediately after crossing the tracks, turn left onto Oregon Street. Columbia Humane Soceity is located inside the Holsheimer-Lamar Animal Shelter.